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anne-brooke's picture
May.22.2009
I've now read Ingrid Trobisch's book, The Confident Woman (sub-title: Finding Quiet Strength in a Turbulent World). To be honest, I was hoping to get more from it than I actually have, but in fact it's been rather a struggle. Her particular brand of Christianity seems so terribly wholesome and...
la-vergne-lestermeringolo-thatch-ph-d's picture
May.21.2009
I have been drafting the ideas for 2 books I wish to write and have book 1 published. Book 1 will start as a small ebook then develop into a full sized manual. Book 2 will be a full sized book. Book 1: A Training Manual for Tutors that will be based off of the Blog I have been writing and hope to...
tania-hershman's picture
May.21.2009
Sadly, my wonderful publishers, Salt, run by the astonishing and energetic Jen and Chris Hamilton-Emery, are struggling to keep afloat in these difficult times. Chris sent a message out on Facebook yesterday and so I am passing it on, trying to do my part: As many of you will know, Jen and I...
anne-brooke's picture
May.20.2009
What a bright and Haydn-y morning today. Just to start us off, here’s today’s meditation: Meditation 127 The deaddo not needyour bloodor the scatteringsof your skin. Ask insteadwhere the life isand follow it. Thinking of poems, I’m pleased to say that Pens on Fire webzinewill be publishing two of...
tania-hershman's picture
May.20.2009
Well, several bits of good news to report! First, Riffing on Strings, the excellent anthology of creative writing inspired by String Theory, which contains short stories, plays, poetry and essays (among them my flash story, Secrets), has been awarded a Silver Medal in the Independent Publisher...
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May.19.2009
You wouldn't think that simply stepping out of a nice shiny black front door, with a lion's head knob, in Bloomsbury could be so significant, would you? Well, for me it is like the nicest thing I could possibly imagine - it is the dream I used to help myself go to sleep, the story I told in my head...
gregory-wilson's picture
May.18.2009
The third review of The Third Sign is just in, and so far the news on the review front remains good. From the review by Library Journal's Jackie Cassada: "Wilson's fantasy debut recalls the complexity of classic epic fantasy in the tradition of Robert Jordan. Combining adventure with mystery...
anne-brooke's picture
May.18.2009
Look! I’m back reading my bible, so I must be getting better, thank the Lord – here’s this morning’s meditation: Meditation 125 Add nothingto what you see and take nothing away.Leave the earth as you found itand let your breath be a whisperon the wind heard only by God. At work, the boss is ill,...
anne-brooke's picture
May.15.2009
Have stayed in the flat today with a major focus on getting better, so cancelled golf with Marian, which was a bit of a shame. But in the end I think it was a wise choice as I do feel on the mend more now. If seriously tired. But the good news is that I am now included as a regular revieweron the ...
kim-smith's picture
May.14.2009
I have huge news.   News that only your eyes should see.   News that will rock your world.   News that made me swoop up my Tinkerbell, the Chia-Pom, and dance across the living room.   News that made me email all of my friends who’ve given me their email address and has had anything to do with the...